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Viewing: Wood E 25(121)

Ballad - Roud Number: V3020

Title: Cupids golden dart, or; A dainty sonnet here is to be sold

First Line: When Aurora in Azus [sic] was blushing

Tune: Down in an arbour devouted to Venus

References:

ESTC: R227076

Themes:  Love, pleasant


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41A621: Pergola
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
24B: Moon as celestial body
49M32: Book
92D18(BOW): Attributes of Cupid: bow
92D19164: Cupids together with attributes of the arts, sciences, etc.
33C93: Garden of Love, court of Love, 'fĂȘte galante'
24F2: Stars in the firmament

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A2711: Walking
41D23321: Boots
46C1462: Spur
31B6(+911): Morphology of human expression (+ saluting, showing reverence)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)
25G41(LILY): Flowers: lily
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
41A12: Castle
31A231: Standing figure



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